Dr. Justin Chin honored for a second time this year

LifeLong Chief Resident Justin Chin, DO, has been selected to receive an award for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).

“Your performance during residency training ranks you among the top family medicine residents. The American Academy of Family Physicians and the Commission on Membership and Member Services appreciate your hard work and commitment to the ideals of family medicine,” the AAFP wrote.

The award includes a $1,000 scholarship that “recognizes outstanding family medicine residents for leadership, civic involvement, exemplary patient care, and aptitude for and interest in family medicine.”

Dr. Chin with LifeLong Board Member Dr. Ron Adler

“Amazing work, Justin,” said Dr. Becca Citron, Core Faculty of LifeLong’s Family Medicine Residency Program. “We are so proud of you and all your accomplishments and very grateful to have you as part of our program.”

This is the second award this year for Dr. Chin, who was honored last spring by the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (ACOFP).

Dr. Chin, in the graduating class of 2023, was awarded Resident Paper of the Year for his paper Perceptions of the Osteopathic Profession in New York City’s Korean Communities.